Skip to main content

Full text of "Long Lance"

See other formats


flashed through the air with blinding intensity.
Nothing more,

Many hours Iaters just as the sun was going
down,, he awoke from a peculiar dream and tried
to pull himself to his feet.

'I did not have my senses with me/ he said. fl
was just like a crazy man. Blood was running
from my mouth and nose and ears. I was In
great pain when I got up? and I could not walk
straight. I just ran around and around In a circle.
I wondered what had happened, and what was
the matter with me.

"While I was running around like this I saw
one of our Blackfoot hunters coming my way.
I yelled to him for help, but when he saw me he
turned and ran as fast as he could back toward
our camp. That was Chief Weasel Calf, there/
said Wolf Head, pointing to this renowned
Blackfoot as he was sitting by the Sun Dance fire
while Wolf Head was relating this remarkable

'Yes/ said Chief Weasel Calf. That was I.
When I saw him I thought he was a ghost3 and it
scared me. I ran back to the camp and told the
others about it. And when we returned Wolf
Head was still running around and around In a
circle. He had no clothes on? and his body was
all cut up down the left side, and bleeding hard
all over. He did not look like a live man. We